Warm wel­come to a mod­ern hero

Yorkshire Post - Sports Monday - - RUGBY LEAGUE -

RUGBY LEAGUE leg­end Gareth El­lis to­day starts his new ex­clu­sive col­umn in The York­shire Post.

Hugely re­spected on both sides of the world, the former Great Bri­tain star re­tired last sea­son af­ter a glit­ter­ing ca­reer.

Castle­ford-born El­lis won two Su­per League Grand Fi­nals and a World Club Chal­lenge with Leeds Rhi­nos af­ter join­ing from Wake­field Trin­ity. He be­came a club leg­end dur­ing four years with Syd­ney side Wests Tigers and was twice voted the world’s great­est sec­ond-row.

He then trans­formed Hull FC’s for­tunes cap­tain­ing them to back-to-back Chal­lenge Cup wins in 2016 and 2017 and is now the club’s foot­ball man­ager.

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